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Structural Hot-Spot Stress Approach to Fatigue Analysis of Welded Components

Designer's Guide

Authors: Niemi, Erkki, Fricke, Wolfgang, Maddox, Stephen J.

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  • Provides practical guidance on the application of the hot-spot stress approach, based on the current state of the art
  • Presents parametric formulas for calculating stress increases due to misalignment and structure-al discontinuities
  • Highlights finite element stress analysis and guides the reader through the appropriate choice of element type and size
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This book provides background and guidance on the use of the structural hot-spot stress approach to fatigue analysis. The book also offers Design S-N curves for use with the structural hot-spot stress for a range of weld details, and presents parametric formulas for calculating stress increases due to misalignment and structural discontinuities. 
Highlighting the extension to structures fabricated from plates and non-tubular sections. The structural hot-spot stress approach focuses on cases of potential fatigue cracking from the weld toe and it has been in use for many years in tubular joints.
Following an explanation of the structural hot-spot stress, its definition and its relevance to fatigue, the book describes methods for its determination. It considers stress determination from both finite element analysis and strain gauge measurements, and emphasizes the use of finite element stress analysis, providing guidance on the choice of element type and size for use with either solid or shell elements. Lastly, it illustrates the use of the recommendations in four case studies involving the fatigue assessment of welded structures using the structural hot-spot stress  

About the authors

Erkki Niemi is Emeritus Professor of Steel Structures in Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.

Wolfgang Fricke is Professor (retired) of the Institute for Ship Structural Design and Analysis at Hamburg University of Technology, Germany.

Stephen J. Maddox is a Consultant with The Welding Institute (TWI) in the UK and is also Visiting Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, UK.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook 91,62 €
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Hardcover 114,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-5567-6
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Softcover 114,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-5429-8
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Structural Hot-Spot Stress Approach to Fatigue Analysis of Welded Components
Book Subtitle
Designer's Guide
Authors
Series Title
IIW Collection
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-5568-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-5568-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-5567-6
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-5429-8
Series ISSN
2365-435X
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIII, 76
Number of Illustrations
21 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Originaly published by Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, 2006
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